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Title Rail fences
Date May 30, 1942
Description Image shows two wooden rail fences running along both sides of the paved Blue Ridge Parkway. One fence runs from the bottom right corner of the photograph and curves toward the center and straight to the back of the scene. Another fence runs along the left of the road, further in the distance. Grass and shrubs appear to the right of the fence on the right side of the road, with trees more densely in the background. There is a tall tree in the foreground in the bottom left corner of the image. Image taken near milepost 155 and station 1025 in section 1Q of the Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd County, Va. Image taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on May 30, 1942.
Location Location Name: Milepost 155
Parkway Milepost: 155.0
Latitude: 36.923516
Longitude: -80.194919
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Abbuehl, Edward H.
Floyd County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway